Today I begin work just about the time Hubby is getting off work so we are "like ships passing in the night." Check out the Did You Know Page to find out where this saying originated.
While we may be like ships passing in the night Hubby still has to eat and this old gal has got to come up with something he'll enjoy. I put a round steak in the crockpot with Garlic and Onion Blend, Herbes de Provence, with salt and pepper sprinkled over the top. That is going to be one tasty, tender piece of beef. I also made him some fresh deviled eggs, and opened a jar of pear sauce to go with his meal. He has the option of having Persimmon Cookies or Grandmother's Pound Cake with fruit for dessert. I don't think he's exactly going to starve!!
I went out to the garden today and notice that the 3 stevia plants are just now beginning to go to seed. It's really too cold at night for them to grow much more so I decided not to pinch back the plants and just pull them up, wash the dirt and grime off of them and hang them to dry. This will be all the stevia we will ever need. Actually, 1 plant properly taken care of is all we would actually use but I always plant in threes. I believe plants thrive better planted with other like species. It's kind of like people. We thrive being around other people even though some of us oft times consider ourselves loners.
I then went over to the fig tree and only one fig had ripened. I'm beginning to get the drift that this is not going to be one of my poor fig tree's better years. I now have 4 lonely figs in the frig, and that doesn't come close to being enough to make fig jam or fig filling for the fig newton recipe; so I've decided to use the ones already picked as appetizers for Hubby and me. I've never taken figs and filled them with goat cheese and then wrapped them with bacon but hey, I think it's time. I've put the recipe on my Recipes page and I'll let you know how they turn out.
Time to stop and get ready for work. Talk to you more tomorrow.